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The back of the M2 and M1 iPad Air models.

Best Prime Day Apple deals: What to expect in 2024

The Prime Day Apple deals of this year will start soon, so if you're planning to buy a particular Apple device, you must take advantage of the upcoming offers.
Samsung Galaxy S24 (left) and Google Pixel 8 in hand.

Best Prime Day smartphone deals: What to expect in 2024

Prime Day 2024 is nearly upon us and we're taking a look at what to expect from the Prime Day smartphone deals including picking out some key deals now.
Apple iPhone 6S

iOS 18 may have a fun surprise for longtime iPhone fans

Apple is expected to showcase iOS 18 at WWDC 2024 and we could get a blast from the past in terms of wallpapers.
Someone wearing the Samsung Galaxy Watch 6 with the display turned on.

Samsung’s next smartwatch is coming sooner than we expected

If you're in the market for a lower-priced smartwatch from Samsung, we have good news for you. A new Galaxy Watch could be arrive in just a few weeks.
A person holding the Ultrahuman Air ring.

Another big tech company is working on a smart ring

The smart ring market could be heating up. In addition to the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Ring, another major tech company is working on its own smart ring.
Apple Watch Series 7 on wrist from the back.

The Apple Watch is about to get significant new health features

Apple's set to announce watchOS 11 at WWDC next week. According to one new report, it'll include some fairly significant health features.
A person folding up the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5.

5 phones you should buy instead of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 is an incredible smartphone, but there are others to consider. Here are five alternatives to the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5.
Close-up photo of the Messages app on an iPhone.

Here’s how iOS 18 will make iMessage better than ever

We're just days away from the WWDC 2024 keynote. Ahead of this special event, we're hearing more about what could be coming to the Messages app on iOS 18.
M4 iPad Pro and the Magic Keyboard.

iPad Pro (2024) review: the best tablet I’ve ever used

The iPad Pro (2024) is unmatched. The tech here is almost unrivaled. The looks are magnificent. The keyboard is terrific. But it’s not without its flaws.
A teaser image of the CMF Phone 1

We can’t wait to see this bright orange mystery phone in real life

A new bright orange phone with an unusual feature has been teased online, and we can't wait to see it for real. Here's why.
The Leica LUX app for the iPhone.

New Leica Lux app turns your iPhone into a Leica (sort of)

If you’ve always coveted a Leica camera, but don’t have the absurd amount of money required to buy one, then check out the new Leica Lux app instead.
OnePlus Nord N300 5G speed test.

5G vs. LTE: What’s the difference and why you should care

What are the differences between 5G and LTE? How is 5G better? What are the big advantages of it over LTE? Let's find out.
Google Messages app on a Pixel 8 Pro, showing an RCS Chat message thread.

Google Messages is getting a feature that could save your life

Google's new partnership with RapidSOS could save your life in the future. Here's what you need to know.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 7 Ultra with a square dial leaked render.

Samsung is going all out with the Galaxy Watch Ultra

The Samsung Galaxy Watch 7 and Watch Ultra are the subjects of a comprehensive set of leaks in advance of Samsung's Unpacked event. Here's what we've learned.
An iPhone showing the home screen in someone's hand.

Here’s how iOS 18 is going to overhaul your iPhone’s email app

The official Mail app for iPhone is expected to pick up some incredible new features in iOS 18. Naturally, the features are heavily tied to AI.
The Nike Globe watch face on the Apple Watch Series 9.

Best smartwatch deals: Samsung, Google, Apple, Fitbit, and Garmin

Check out our recommendations of the best smartwatch deals if you're thinking about buying a wearable device. There are other discounts, but you need to hurry.
Galaxy S22 Ultra and iPhone 13 Pro cameras seen from the back.

Best phone deals: Save on the iPhone, Galaxy Z Fold 5, and more

In order to make your search for savings on a new phone more convenient we've rounded up the best phone deals, which include Apple, Samsung, and Google devices.
Moto G Stylus 5G (2024) vs. Moto G Power 5G (2024).

Don’t buy this $300 Motorola phone, get this other one instead

When it comes to comparing the Moto G Stylus 5G (2024) and Moto G Power 5G (2024), there's only one winner among the two budget smartphones. Choose wisely.
HTC U12 Plus Review

An unexpected company is about to announce a new smartphone

A new smartphone is being announced this month, and it's coming from a company you probably didn't expect to launch a new phone in 2024.
The display on a green iPhone 15.

Best iPhone 15 deals: How to get Apple’s latest iPhone for free

If the newest iPhone is your smartphone of choice, we've got everything you need to know about how to get the iPhone 15 for free or at an excellent price.
Humane's Ai Pin device.

Things aren’t looking good for the Humane AI Pin

The Humane AI Pin could soon join other technology products that flopped such as the Microsoft Zune, Apple Newton, and Amazon Fire Phone.
Someone holding an iPhone 15 Pro Max outside on a patio, showing the back of the Natural Titanium color.

Be careful with your iPhone! Repairing it just got more expensive

It's getting more expensive to fix your iPhone or Apple Watch. A policy change reflects how the company now views single hairline cracks for both products.
A thin battery inside a contact lens.

A battery charged by your tears may make smart contact lenses a reality

A wafer-thin battery is in development that may be ideal to power smart contact lenses in the future. And it has an unusual way of being recharged.
The quick settings screen in iOS 17 on the Apple iPhone 15 Plus

iOS 18 may fix one of my biggest issues with the iPhone

iOS 18 is likely to be a major iPhone update. Now, it appears it could include some changes I've waited years for.
Google Pixel 8a vs Pixel 7a.

Google Pixel 8a vs. Pixel 7a: Do you really need to upgrade?

The Google Pixel 7a was one of last year's better budget smartphones. How does the new Google Pixel 8a compare to it? Let's take a closer look.
The Humane Ai Pin.

Humane Ai Pin owners warned to stop using charging case over fire risk

Humane has told owners of its Ai Pin device to stop using its charging case immediately because it may pose a fire safety risk.
The 1More Z30 Sleeping Earbuds next to their case.

These cheap sleep earbuds do one thing better than almost all the others

Sleep routines are incredibly personal, but will your preferences match the 1More Z30 Sleeping Earbuds' strengths? We find out in our in-depth review.
The Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro against some leaves.

Hurry! Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro is over half off — from $450 to $200

A Google Pixel 8 Pro in Porcelain (left) with an iPhone 15 Pro in Blue Titanium held in hand.

Apple just admitted defeat to Android phones

For years, it used to be that iPhones had a clear advantage for software updates. Now, Apple has admitted that's no longer true.
How to sideload an APK

How to install an Android app from outside the Play Store

Does the Google Play Store not offer the app you want? We explain how to install apps/APK files from outside the Play Store.
A person holding the Nothing Phone 2a.

The Nothing Phone 3 could be 2025’s most interesting smartphone

Nothing recently teased its big ambitions for the Nothing Phone 3. It has a lot to do with AI, and it actually looks mighty impressive.
A woman looks at her Apple Watch with Dexcom G7 real-time glucose monitoring.

Tracking blood sugar with your Apple Watch just got way easier

While the Apple Watch may not have blood glucose monitoring just yet, Dexcom users can now get real-time glucose readings on the Apple Watch.
Someone wearing an Apple Watch Ultra 2, showing the Modular Ultra watch face.

Is the Apple Watch in trouble?

Apple is still No. 1, but its wearables are facing significant declines in global shipments. Here's what's happening.
iPad Pro 2020 Screen.

Best iPad deals: Save on iPad Air, iPad Pro, iPad Mini

Whether you want an iPad Mini, iPad Pro, or the classic iPad, we'll help you. Save on iPads with our up-to-date list of the best iPad deals and sales.

Joe Maring is the Section Editor for Digital Trends’ Mobile team, leading the site’s coverage for all things smartphones, tablets, and wearables. Since joining the industry in 2012, Joe has reported on the latest mobile tech news, reviewed countless devices, and worked with other writers to help them find the angles that matter.

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